Congratulations Yuan Wen, PhD

On December 12, 2017 Yuan Wen successfully defended his dissertation and earned his PhD. With the basic science research portion of his MD/ Ph.D. program complete, Dr. Wen will now return to the clinical side...

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Functional Neuroplasticity in the Nucleus Tractus Solitarius and Increased Risk of Sudden Death in Mice with Acquired Temporal Lobe Epilepsy.

Click here to be directed to PubMed pageeNeuro. 2017 Oct 30;4(5). pii: ENEURO.0319-17.2017. doi: 10.1523/ENEURO.0319-17.2017. eCollection 2017 Sep-Oct.Functional Neuroplasticity in the Nucleus Tractus...

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Abisambra Recognized with inaugural Future Science Early Career Research Award

Congratulations to Joe Abisambra for being awarded the Early Career Research Award by Future Science OA. Please follow the links below to learn more about Dr. Abisambra's achievement.Meet the FS Early Career...

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Congratulations Allison Steele, PhD

On November 22, 2017 Allison Steele successfully defended her dissertation and earned her doctoral degree.New Insights into Post-Sepsis Muscle Weakness Elucidated using a Novel Animal ModelDoctoral CommitteeDr...

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Predicting How Healthy Your Heart Will be Years Down the Road

Picture this: you're battling heart failure and meeting with your doctor to discuss treatment. Before prescribing anything, the doctor pulls up a virtual model of your heart on her computer and "treats" it...

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Posted - Oct 17Read More

Vice President for Research Office Announces New Equipment Competition

We are pleased to announce two new Equipment Competitions, one for Minor Equipment ($10,000 - $100,000) and one for Major Equipment (>$100,000).  These opportunities and the details of the competition have...

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Cheavar Blair successfully earns his Doctoral degree

On October 3, 2017, Cheavar Blair successfully earned his Doctoral Degree. By doing so, he has become the first African-American male in the history of the Department of Physiology to be awarded a PhD....

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A new opportunity for MEMRI

Editorial Volume 9, Issue 8 pp 1855—1856 A new opportunity for MEMRI Ryan Cloyd 1 , Moriel Vandsburger 1 , Jose F. Abisambra 1 1 Sanders-Brown Center on Aging and Department of Physiology, College of...

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PGY's Ken Campbell 1 of 8 UK Faculty Members Awarded SEC Travel Grants

Click here to view the original article on UKNOWBy Bryant Welbourne and Kathy Johnson MondayLEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 18, 2017) — Eight University of Kentucky faculty members are among more than 100 faculty...

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Neuroscience Symposium Registration Open, Abstract Submission Deadline Sept. 8

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept.. 8, 2017) -- Abstracts are being accepted for the 2017 Annual Kentucky Neuroscience Clinical-Translation Research Symposium, which will take place Sept. 29, 2017 at UK's Albert B....

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Dr. Campbell Runs 5k For 1,000 days

See full article hereAugust 29, 2017/in Heart health /by UK HealthCareOn Saturday, Aug. 26, a crowd gathered to watch Dr. Ken Campbell run his 1,000th 5k in as many days. About 20 people joined Dr. Campbell on...

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Funding Opportunity Available from COCVD


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Posted - Aug 29Read More

Saha Awards for Cardiovascular Research and Education

The Saha Cardiovascular Research Center is now accepting applications for the 2017 Saha Awards.The application process will close on Friday, September 15, 2017. The University of Kentucky Saha Cardiovascular...

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Welcome Drs. Bieberich, Brandon, Spassieva, Wang

The Department of Physiology welcomes our newest faculty!Erhard Bieberich, PhD Professor (previously Augusta University)Guanghu Wang, PhD Assistant Professor (previously Augusta University)Stefanka Spassieva,...

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Effects of exogenous leptin on seasonal reproductive responses to interacting environmental cues in female Siberian hamsters.

Bailey, A. M., S. J. Legan, V. J. Meretsky, and G. E. Demas. "Effects of Exogenous Leptin on Seasonal Reproductive Responses to Interacting Environmental Cues in Female Siberian Hamsters." Gen Comp Endocrinol...

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Congratulations Jenna Gollihue, PhD

On Friday, June 16th, 2017 Jenna Gollihue, mentored by Dr. Sasha Rabchevsky, successfully defended her dissertation and earned her PhD. AbstractContusion spinal cord injury (SCI) results in devastating life-...

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